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R., 1987, Chemistry and structure of esseneite (Ca Fe3 Al Si O6), a new pyroxene produced by pyrometamorphism: American Mineralogist 72, pp. C., Huon, S., and Masson, H., 1992, Radiometric age constraints on mineral growth, metamorphism, and tectonism of the Gummfluh Klippe, Briançonnais domain of the Préalpes, Switzerland. 1993, Early Permian granitic dykes of alkaline affinity in the Indian High Himalaya of Upper Lahul and SE Zanskar: geochemical characterization and geotectonic implications. She was surprised to find a peculiar stitching pattern in the seam of one long side of the Shroud, where a three-inch wide strip of the same original fabric was sewn onto a larger segment.The stitching pattern, which she says was the work of a professional, is quite similar to the hem of a cloth found in the tombs of the Jewish fortress of Masada. This kind of stitch has never been found in Medieval Europe.These dimensions correlate with ancient measurements of 2 cubits x 8 cubits - consistent with loom technology of the period.The finer weave of 3-over-1 herringbone is consistent with the New Testament statement that the "sindon" (or shroud) was purchased by Joseph of Arimathea, who was a wealthy man.In 2002, a team of experts did restoration work, such as removing the patches from 1534 and replacing the backing cloth.One of the specialists was Swiss textile historian Mechthild Flury-Lemberg.Twelve men selected by billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump (host and co-executive producer of The Apprentice) compete for the affections of Omarosa, the former political consultant who has become the most popular Apprentice contestant.Other personalities appearing on the series include comedians George Wallace and Loni Love, TV chef G.